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Plouharnel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plouharnel in Morbihan

Photo is of Carnac at 3 km from Plouharnel

Visit Plouharnel: highlights and tourist information

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Plouharnel is situated in the Morbihan department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Carnac at 3 km and Carnac Plage at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plouharnel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Plouharnel in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 3 km (direction east-south-east)

Carnac is famius worldwide because of the extensive number of prehistoric standing...

See Carnac guide
Carnac Plage

Carnac Plage

Seaside resort at 4 km (direction east-south-east)

Sooner or later you might fatigue of the thousands of prehistoric monuments...

See Carnac Plage guide
La Trinite sur Mer

La Trinite sur Mer

at 7 km (direction east)

The quiet harbour town of La Trinité-sur-Mer is where you can discover...

See La Trinite sur Mer guide


at 13 km (direction south)

Apart from the town itself, the main attraction here is the scenery...

See Quiberon guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

Auray is a an attractive town with lovely views across the port...

See Auray guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

The picturesque harbour area of Saint-Goustan is a lovely place for a...

See Saint-Goustan guide


at 13 km (direction east)

The quiet small town of Locmariquer is best known for the famous...

See Locmariaquer guide
Port Navalo

Port Navalo

at 16 km (direction east-south-east)

Port Navalo is a small traditional and unspoiled port near Arzon...

See Port Navalo guide
Sainte-Anne d'Auray

Sainte-Anne d'Auray

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

This ensemble of religious monuments in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray was a most unexpected discovery...

See Sainte-Anne d'Auray guide
Port de Crouesty

Port de Crouesty

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Port Crouesty is a new port development near Arzon, with a picturesque...

See Port de Crouesty guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Arzon is a tiny village with basic facilities near the coast...

See Arzon guide
Ile aux Moines

Ile aux Moines

Island at 21 km (direction east)

In the Morbihan Gulf, the Ile-aux-Moines is also very easy to reach...

See Ile aux Moines guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The quiet village of Saint-Guildas is visited for the Abbey Church and...

See Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys guide


Island at 24 km (direction east)

The beaches and scenery along the coastal footpath combine to make the...

See Ile-d'Arz guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Morbihan

Map of places to visit near Plouharnel


Markets in and near Plouharnel

Market days in Plouharnel: weekly market: Friday;

  • Plouharnel: market Friday (0km)
  • Carnac: market Wednesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Erdeven: market Thursday (6km)
  • La Trinite-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Etel: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Saint-Pierre-Quiberon: market Thursday (10km)
  • Quiberon: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Quiberon: market Saturday (13km)
  • Auray: market Monday (13km)

Hotels near Plouharnel

More information about Plouharnel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Plouharnel, France

What to do at Plouharnel? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Plouharnel.


  • Aquarium de Vannes (27km)

Grand sites of France

  • Massif Dunaire de Gavres-Quiberon (20km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Kerambar’h (17km)
  • Parc Victor Chevassu (25km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (9km)
  • Presqu'île de Quiberon (11km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (15km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (16km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (19km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (24km)
  • Pont du Vincin (25km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (25km)
  • Vincin (25km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (25km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (26km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (26km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (26km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (27km)
  • Pont de Kérino (27km)
  • Source - Marle (28km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (29km)
  • Anse de Mancel (29km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (30km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (30km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Vraie-Croix (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de Pont-Scorff (32km)

Geography and distances

Plouharnel is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Vannes, the department capital (general information: Plouharnel is 428 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plouharnel

Canton: Quiberon

Arrondissement: Lorient

Department: Morbihan

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 56340

Distance to Plouharnel

from Vannes (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 428 km

from Calais: 518 km

from Nice: 915 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 814 km

Getting here

Most visitors While most UK visitors will arrive by car from the ferry port at Saint Malo a drive of 2-3 hours is still common. For driving distances to Plouharnel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carnac, Erdeven, Morbihan region and Ploemel.

This page in French: Visiter Plouharnel

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